Three-parent babies could be at greater risk of cancer and premature ageing, and would need to be monitored all their lives, experts have said as they warn the UK it is on the verge of an ”historic mistake.”
Today MPs will be asked to amend the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 to allow the DNA of a ‘second mother’ to be used to repair genetic faults in an unborn child.
But experts from academic institutions across the world including the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) believe that Britain will be left out on a limb, and at odds with the rest of the world, by rushing through new legislation.
Les meira har: Three-parent babies could be at greater risk of cancer, warn scientists – The Telegraph
The Scientific Case Against Three Parent Embryos
Prof. Stuart Newman, Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy at New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, United States, explains the scientific case against the creation of three-parent embryos. (8.mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP20RrVIozw